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The Geisha, a story of a tea house is an Edwardian musical comedy in two acts. The score was composed by Sidney Jones to a libretto by Owen Hall, with lyrics by Harry Greenbank. Additional songs were written by Lionel Monckton and James Philp.

Dramatis Personæ

O MIMOSA SAN   (Chief Geisha) Miss Marie Tempest
JULIETTE DIAMANT  
      (A French Girl, attached to Tea House as Interpreter)
Miss Juliette Nesville
NAMI (WAVE OF THE SEA)   (an Attendant) Miss Kristine Yudall
O KIKO SAN   (CHRYSANTHEMUM)
O HANA SAN   (BLOSSOM)
O KINKOTO SAN   (GOLDEN HARP)
KOMURASAKI   (LITTLE VIOLET)
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(Geisha) {
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Miss Emelie Herve
Miss Mary Fawcett
Miss Elise Cook
Miss Mary Collette
LADY CONSTANCE WYNNE
     (an English Visitor in Japan, travelling in her Yacht)
Miss Maud Hobson
MISS MARIE WORTHINGTON
MISS ETHEL HURST
MISS MABEL GRANT
MISS LOUIE PLUMPTON
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(English Ladies, Guests of Lady Constance) {
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Miss Blanche Massey
Miss Hetty Hamer
Miss Alice Davis
Miss Margaret Fraser
MISS MOLLY SEAMORE Miss Letty Lind
REGINALD FAIRFAX
DICK CUNNINGHAM
ARTHUR CUDDY
GEORGE GRIMSTON
TOMMY STANLEY (Midshipman)
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(Officers of "H.M.S.
The Turtle")
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Mr. Hayden Coffin
Mr. Louis Bradfield
Mr. Leedham Bantock
Mr. Sydney Ellison
Miss Lydia Flopp
CAPTAIN KATANA   (Captain of the Governor's Guard) Mr. William Philp
TAKEMINE   (Sergeant of the Governor's Guard) Mr. Fredk. Rosse
WUN-HI   (a Chinaman; proprietor of Tea House) Mr. Huntley Wright
THE MARQUIS IMARI   Mr. Harry Monkhouse
  (Chief of Police and Governor of the Province)

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   The Tea House of Ten Thousand Joys.

ACT II   -   A Chrysanthemum Fête in the Palace Gardens.

Supplementary Numbers.



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